instrument panel


Definition of instrument panel

: a panel on which instruments are mounted especially : dashboard sense 2

Examples of instrument panel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The interior is spacious, with upscale detailing such as stitching on the flat-bottom steering wheel, shifter cover, along the instrument panel seams, center console and seats. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 12 Mar. 2022 The instrument panel display is a standard LCD display, while the center and passenger displays are OLED, for greater brightness and contrast. Nelson Ireson, Car and Driver, 15 Apr. 2021 The cockpit comes equipped with a jet-like instrument panel and offers stunning side-to-side views of the road in front of you. Kyle Schnitzer, Robb Report, 23 Feb. 2022 Candy White decorates the instrument panel and outer seatbacks while X-Blue, Orange, Yellow and Green color the dashboard, seats and upper door inserts. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 19 Mar. 2022 The Speed Twin Breitling Limited Edition has a polychromatic blue color scheme that matches the dial of the latest Top Time, along with a custom instrument panel, engine detail and premium leather seat that all bear the Breitling name or logo. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 24 Feb. 2022 In the Mercedes Vision EQXX and Togg Transition Concept, their displays run pillar-to-pillar across the instrument panel. Paul A. Eisenstein, NBC News, 7 Jan. 2022 The Hellcat shares its instrument panel and 10.1-inch touchscreen with the rest of the '21 Durango lineup. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, 30 Nov. 2020 The sparse instrument panel tells you a lot about this truck. WSJ, 19 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of instrument panel

1922, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jun 2022

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“Instrument panel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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